mental health & wellness, Scripture, spiritual, theological

Finding Freedom From Shame

This was originally posted on the blog of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. A therapist once pointedly suggested that I was experiencing shame. I promptly suggested she was wrong. Shame is for people who’ve done egregiously terrible things, I thought (which is kind of all of us, I now realize, “for all have sinned and fall short… Continue reading Finding Freedom From Shame

arts & creativity, mental health & wellness

Therapeutic Writing

As I said in "Back in the Blogosphere," I need to write. The process and result of writing are helpful -- therapeutic even.I've experienced this phenomenon throughout life while studying creative and expository writing, as well helping teach it to adolescents for a couple summers. I've experienced it recently while blogging. And, recently I got… Continue reading Therapeutic Writing